African Art
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Reliquary Figure

19th century

Wood and brass

base+object: 17 x 4 1/2 x 3 in. (43.18 x 11.43 x 7.62 cm)
Gift of Peggy and Richard M. Danziger, LL.B. 1963
2002.19.1
Culture: 
Kota
Period: 
19th century
Classification: 
Ritual Objects
Geography: 
Made in Central Africa, Gabon
Status: 
On view
Provenance: 

Mourli unknown dates
Pace Galley, unknown dates, featured in 1974
Gift of Peggy and Richard M. Danziger to Yale University Art Gallery, 2002

Bibliography: 

Arnold Rubin and Bryce Holcombe, African Accumulative Sculpture: Power and Dignity, exh. cat. (New York: Pace Primitive, 1974), 45, fig. 93.

Note: This electronic record was created from historic documentation that does not necessarily reflect the Yale University Art Gallery’s complete or current knowledge about the object. Review and updating of such records is ongoing.